MINSK, 17 October (BelTA) – Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, Aide for International Military Cooperation to the Belarusian Defense Minister Valery Revenko held a briefing in the Central House of Officers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus. The briefing focused on the Belarusian Defense Ministry's efforts meant to ensure the country's security in the current military political situation, BelTA has learned.
As many as 19 foreign military diplomats, who are accredited with the Defense Ministry, took part in the briefing.
Valery Revenko mentioned the high level of tension around Belarus. The tension necessitated the adoption of a complex of additional strategic deterrence measures designed to prevent the destabilization of the situation and the launch of military aggression against the Republic of Belarus and the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
The diplomats were informed in detail about the procedure and locations where the regional force grouping is being deployed in Belarus' territory, about the operational and combat training events, which the force grouping is supposed to carry out.
The Defense Minister's aide underlined that the decision to deploy the regional force grouping had been made and is being implemented solely for the sake of enhancing the defense of the borders of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
After the briefing opinions were exchanged about the current situation in the region and ways out of the existing crisis of the pan-European security system.